The Getty Center in Los Angeles has announced a new photography exhibition coming to the corridors of the J. Paul Getty Museum titled Herb Ritts: L.A Style, and will feature an extensive look at the renowned photographer’s career. Ritts, who was openly gay, captured some of the world’s most iconic black and white imagery of the late 20th century, including Madonna’s famous True Blue album cover. He met an untimely death in 2002 due to complications from AIDS. View some of his timeless celebrity portraits after the jump.
Herb Ritts: L.A. Style, J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Center
April 3–August 26, 2012
Greg Louganis, Hollywood, 1985
Djimon with Octopus, Hollywood, 1989
Richard Gere, Hollywood, 1989
Cindy Crawford, Ferre 3, Malibu, 1993